Wartime Canvey

In this section we cover stories relating to the two world wars and other conflicts and how they affected the island.

Page link: Canvey's War Memorial
Canvey's War Memorial
Original Site
Page link: War Memorial Hall
War Memorial Hall
Opening 31st January 1953
Page link: The Secret Degaussing Station
The Secret Degaussing Station
Canvey's Secret War
Page link: WWI War Memorial Plaque
WWI War Memorial Plaque
British Legion, Denham Road
Page link: Maurice Blackford RN 1873-1933
Maurice Blackford RN 1873-1933
Served on HMS Orlando during the Boxer Rebellion
Page link: Canvey's Cold War Magnetic Loop Station
Canvey's Cold War Magnetic Loop Station
MOD Building at Thorney Bay
Category link: WWI
100 years since the war to end all wars.
Category link: WWII
Memories of the WWII